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Australian Zoologist (2023)
Published: 17 November 2023
... a one health approach is critical to better understand and mitigate factors driving the emerging concern of AMR. Although the development and transmission of AMR in wildlife is not well understood, there is growing evidence that it is associated with proximity to humans or domestic animals. Papua New...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 86–93.
Published: 01 October 2020
... programs. Their cost-effectiveness appears well established in finding cryptic and rare animals, yet they are not included in the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions’ published search protocol for bilbies. In this study a human searcher located six of 90 scats (6.7%) compared...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 173–180.
Published: 01 January 2018
... was guided by goals and principles agreed to by all these governments, and formulated in the Guidelines for Establishing the National Representative System of Marine Protected Human considerations in the use of marine protected areas for biodiversity conservation Michelle Voyer1 and William Gladstone2* 1...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 446–457.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Georgette Leah Burns Using Fraser Island in Queensland and Penguin Island in Western Australia as study areas, this paper examines changing management policies and practices with regards to human-animal interactions in wildlife tourism settings. In particular, the shifting relationships between...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 290–294.
Published: 17 March 2014
...Natalie Lloyd; Jane Mulcock This paper introduces a collection of four articles on social beliefs, values and practices associated with ‘wild’ animals in Australia. It provides an overview of key developments in the international and Australian fields of Human-Animal Studies and briefly addresses...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2013
10.7882/FS.2013.005
EISBN: 978-0-9874309-1-5
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.010
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... safety, and for the welfare of the wildlife. As working zoologists, we asked: “To what extent does the media's portrayal of human-wildlife interaction define or obscure the contentious issues in wildlife management?” We examined 287 newspaper articles over one year (7/10/05 to 9/10/06). The journalism...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.023
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... Human disturbance is caused by the mere presence of humans in the environment. As both predation risk and human disturbance redirect time and energy from other fitness-enhancing activities such as reproduction and feeding, perceived predation risk appears to be useful in the understanding...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.024
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The interaction between humans and cetaceans (dolphins and whales) is a multi-million dollar tourism industry with ever increasing popularity in Australia. This form of tourism allows unique opportunities for people to interact with animals in their natural environment. These interactions may...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.025
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... management system. The benefits of this type of integrated and holistic approach are widely recognised but rarely adopted in the management of whale-watching. This study examines both the human and animal dimensions of whale-watching by incorporating both social and biological sciences. A framework...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.032
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
..., and that of his colleagues, of the divergent attitudes towards koalas. Among the many benefits provided to humans by the wildlife resource, we have tackled just one value in this book - recreational. Wildlife can also cause problems for people. Among the negative values of wildlife, we selected but one topic...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/9780980327229
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.088
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... As a senior student geography project, the effect of human activity on insect biodiversity in urban Sydney was undertaken at three locations with differing levels of recreational use. The locations were Lane Cove National Park, Bicentennial Park, and Cabarita/ Queen Elizabeth Parks, Concord...
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Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1994
10.7882/RZSNSW.1994.016
EISBN: 0-9599951-9-6
... The ecology of the western rivers in New South Wales is inextricably linked with vast flood plains and the variable flow regimes characterized by droughts or floods. The freshwater fish fauna are adapted to this severe riverine environment. Human modifications to the waterways...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the primary foraging currency, and less successful for generalist herbivores and omnivores, for which foraging currencies include nutrients. It has been extended to other areas of biology, applied to human foraging, is a strong ecological theory, and 2016 marks its' 50th birthday. Human foraging has been...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
...). This industry produces such a high proportion of the animals we eat that any reduction in meat eating will likely see less IFAP. The dominance of IFAP makes it a key contributor to climate change, with emissions estimated at 7.1 gigatonnes CO 2 -equivalents per annum, or 14.5% of human-induced greenhouse gas...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (3): 491–510.
Published: 25 August 2020
... recently increased. This is evidenced by several reviews of non-lethal methods that can be said to be working toward improved coexistence. Nevertheless, and despite centuries of conflict, our non-lethal human-wildlife coexistence toolkit remains remarkably deficient. Innovation and evaluation of non-lethal...